Autonomous Vehicle

The WIRED Guide to Self-Driving Cars

It wasn’t that long ago that self-driving cars were the stuff of science fiction. Like vacations on the moon, it was fun to picture what they’d be …

Autonomous Cars

Ready yourself for the robot reckoning at The Drum's Off Stone Briefing

What do you plan to do all day when the robots inevitably come for your job? It might be worth considering retraining as an autonomous vehicle …

São Paulo

GM realigns execs in autonomous push

GM realigns execs in autonomous push<p>General Motors has realigned the responsibilities of two top executives in a move that underscores the importance …

General Motors

Zoomcar Launches 25 Electric Vehicles in Hyderabad

The EV rental charges currently start at Rs 8.50 per km and it is a cost-effective and eco-friendly option for commuters.<p>Self-driving car rental …

Electric Vehicles

Baidu Partners With China Mobile in AI, 5G, and Driverless Cars

Both companies want to expand beyond their core competencies.<p><b>Baidu</b> (NASDAQ:BIDU) and <b>China Mobile</b> (NYSE:CHL) recently signed a sweeping strategic …

Tencent Holdings

The Machine Learning Algorithms Used in Self-Driving Cars

Machine Learning applications include evaluation of driver condition or driving scenario classification through data fusion from different external …

Machine Learning

Ford's bet on a relic of the past will define its future

Detroit may not be ancient Egypt, but that's the comparison one onlooker made when visiting the city's Michigan Central Station in 2009 after Detroit …

Michigan Central Station

Newsviews: Planning for self-driving cars

For commuters, autonomous cars might sound like a dream come true, allowing passengers to work or even sleep on the road.<p>But for the people who plan …

Autonomous Cars

Here’s the fundamental flaw with self-driving cars: Humans

The safety driver in a self-driving Uber was not being very safe — aka, not paying attention — when the vehicle in autonomous mode struck and killed …

Autonomous Vehicle

Are drivers misled by semi-automated cars?

To demonstrate the dangers of partial automation, Thatcham took a Tesla out on its test track at Upper Heyford in Oxfordshire. With the Autopilot system switched on the Model S kept in lane and slowed to a halt when a car it was following encountered standing traffic.<p>But on a second run the car in …

Autonomous Cars

Bodycam video reveals new details of deadly Uber self-driving car accident

Police in Arizona are calling for criminal charges in a deadly crash caught on camera involving a self-driving Uber car.

Autonomous Cars

Roundabouts and potholes could put the brakes on driverless cars in Britain

Roundabouts and potholes are hampering the UK Government's bid for Britain to be a world leader in driverless cars, according to a start-up developing the technology.<p>The crumbling conditions and quirks of the British road system are proving to be a roadblock for autonomous vehicle (AV) companies, …

Autonomous Cars

5G networks have paramount role in Autonomous Vehicle connectivity | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

June 24, 2018 • General, Top Stories<p>5G networks have paramount role in Autonomous Vehicle connectivity<p>5G networks may be as much as 10 times more …

Remote Controls

Backup driver in fatal self-driving Uber crash was watching 'The Voice' on her phone, police say

Western Massachusetts

How Many Tesla Vehicles Have Been Delivered With Autopilot 1 And 2?

TESLA AUTOPILOT DELIVERIES — PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE<p>Tesla’s Autopilot system has been through several versions, and will surely go through several …

Tesla

Video shows Ford's vision for Detroit's Michigan Central Station, Corktown neighborhood

<b>DETROIT</b> - A video offers a glimpse of Ford's vision for Michigan Central Station and Corktown.<p>The former train depot has been crumbling for years, a …

Michigan Central Station

This Week in the Future of Cars: Getting Down and Dirty

Transportation editor Alex Davies got elbow deep in permits to bring you this breakdown of Tesla's newest assembly line in its Fremont, California, …

Obama Administration

Electric, autonomous cars to cause 'pile-up of epic proportions'

The "unprecedented" amounts of money being spent on autonomous and electric vehicle development have put the automotive industry on track for a …

Autonomous Cars

GM's autonomous vehicle unit receives $2.25B boost from investment firm

DETROIT -- SoftBank Vision Fund, a prominent technology investment firm, is investing $2.25 billion in Cruise Automation, General Motors' autonomous …

Venture Capital

Self-driving car testing expands to 15 Greater Boston communities

Cities and towns around Metro Boston agreed Thursday to designate areas for testing self-driving cars and to work with state officials to develop a …

City Halls

Waymo's first self-driving car passengers providing feedback to shape future services

Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo self-driving car division plans to roll out a driverless taxi service, an industry first, by year's end. Ahead of the launch, …

Autonomous Cars

Morgan Stanley sees 'a pattern forming' of the space industry developing like self-driving cars

The space industry is valued at over $350 billion but Morgan Stanley is telling its clients to pay attention to a market that could grow very …

Morgan Stanley

'Driver' of autonomous Uber was watching Hulu during fatal Arizona crash

In March, a self-driving car undergoing testing for ride-hailing service Uber struck and killed a pedestrian on the public streets of Tempe, Arizona. Footage of the incident showed that the driver, Rafaela Vasquez, appeared to be distracted in the moments before impact. Now, according to a Tempe …

Autonomous Cars

TomTom Is Already Recalibrating to Meet Its Next Big Challenge: Self-Driving Cars

In the late 1990s, people said TomTom would be replaced by personal digital assistants. In 2009, the company had to diversify after the launch of …

Autonomous Cars

Boston Tech Watch: NuTonomy, Crypto Fund, Shyft, Renoviso & More

Lots of news to catch up on in the Boston-area tech sector. This week, we’re tracking an acquisition in healthcare data, the expansion of autonomous …

Venture Capital

What keeps Uber drivers from worrying about self-driving cars

I’ve been driving for Uber and Lyft for nearly 5 years. That means that when companies throw billions of dollars into developing self-driving cars, to some extent, they’re trying to automate my job.<p>While writing a blog and a book about rideshare driving, this topic has come up often in my …

Autonomous Cars

Driverless Cars Still Handled by Humans—From Afar

Waymo, GM and others are developing ways to let human operators remotely guide autonomous vehicles<p>Some Phoenix-area residents have been hailing rides in minivans with no drivers and no human safety operators inside. But that doesn’t mean they’re on their own if trouble arises.<p>From a command center, …

Georgia Tech

California puts brakes on Uber's self-driving car rollout

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California has put the brakes on Uber's weeklong experiment with using self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco.<p>Regulators revoked the registrations of the self-driving cars Uber had been using on its hometown roads after the failure of a week of talks between the …

San Francisco

Ford-Backed Driverless-Car Startup Argo AI Lures Talent From Uber, Apple

Equity stakes in a fast-growing startup and a link to a big auto maker are helping recruit engineers and robotics researchers<p>PITTSBURGH—In the auto industry’s war for tech talent, Ford Motor Co. made an unusual $1 billion bet last year to fund an artificial-intelligence company in Pittsburgh with …

Autonomous Cars

Driver in fatal Arizona Uber crash was watching TV

A new police report investigating the self-driving Uber that fatally struck a pedestrial in Arizona in March revealed that the driver was streaming …

Employment